Christian Science Bible Lessons
GOD THE ONLY CAUSE AND CREATOR.
- Section 1 -
(The real producer)
Either Mind produces, or it is produced. If Mind is first, it
cannot produce its opposite in quality and quantity, called
matter. If matter is first, it cannot produce Mind. Like
produces like. In natural history, the bird is not the product of
a beast. In spiritual history, matter is not the progenitor of
(The ascent of species)
Evolution describes the gradations of human belief, but it does
not acknowledge the method of divine Mind, nor see that material
methods are impossible in divine Science and that all Science is
of God, not of man.
556:25 Chapter 15: Genesis
(Ontology versus physiology)
Ontology receives less attention than physiology. Why? Because
mortal mind must waken to spiritual life before it cares to solve
the problem of being, hence the author's experience; but when that
awakening comes, existence will be on a new standpoint.
275:6 Chapter 10: Science of Being
(Spirit the starting-point)
The starting-point of divine Science is that God, Spirit, is
All-in-all, and that there is no other might nor Mind, - that God
is Love, and therefore He is divine Principle.
138:14 Chapter 6: Science, Theology, Medicine
The supremacy of Spirit was the foundation on which Jesus built.
His sublime summary points to the religion of Love.
85:30 Chapter 4: Christian Science versus Spiritualism
The great Teacher knew both cause and effect, knew that truth
communicates itself but never imparts error.